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Old Dec 01, 2010, 11:44 AM
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Atlanta Hobby had similar issue with Pa and wrote an unfortunate comment about them in the Seff 09 handout
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Old Dec 01, 2010, 12:40 PM
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I broke the LG on my Addi and never bother to get a replacement. Suffered once and never want to try again.
Old Dec 01, 2010, 01:26 PM
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I am not sure either, but the only company that I know of through which I could order something from P.A. indirectly, also will no longer deal with P.A.

See... http://www.chiefaircraft.com/rcmsec/...ddictionX.html

Nor will my local hobby shop that was a P.A. dealer....

However, this is a 3DHS thread, so lets get back to that......

SteveT
very good to hear (not about PA, a bout chief). ive always liked doing business with them and will continue to do so when they have my xoar e props in stock
Old Dec 01, 2010, 03:38 PM
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How do the Turnigy's compare to the Xoar?
I've looked everywhere for a Xoar 20x8 E prop.
If the Turnigy's are OK I'll try them out.
Turnigys E props are fine IMO...never noticed then being under pitched in the sizes I have used but they are lighter.
Old Dec 01, 2010, 04:06 PM
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I have made it my mission in life to steer people away from P.A. and to 3DHS...MUCH better planes, MUCH better service, and MUCH nicer people to talk to for help. I figure if I can save "one" person the B.S. my son and I went through, I'll be happy...

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Old Dec 01, 2010, 04:06 PM
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Atlanta Hobby had similar issue with Pa and wrote an unfortunate comment about them in the Seff 09 handout
Hi Glen....

Was the comment true???

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Old Dec 01, 2010, 04:15 PM
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It interesting that Atlanta Hobby used to be the US distributor for PA, and now they are not.....AFAIK.
Old Dec 01, 2010, 04:24 PM
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It interesting that Atlanta Hobby used to be the US distributor for PA, and now they are not.....AFAIK.
You are correct.... AFAIK...

And I understand there were a LOT less problems with P.A. back then too..

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Old Dec 01, 2010, 05:39 PM
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I'm glad I didn't get into 3D until the past 6 months. I know nothing but great customer service and awesome planes.
Old Dec 01, 2010, 06:02 PM
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I'm glad I didn't get into 3D until the past 6 months. I know nothing but great customer service and awesome planes.
And if you keep dealing only with 3DHS, that's all you will ever know!!!

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Old Dec 02, 2010, 12:18 AM
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here is a video that a friend shot a few weeks ago of me flying the gas powered 70" slick. The other guy (michael) is flying his new 103" Extra330SC with a DA100.

3DHS 70" DLE-30 AJ Slick (9 min 23 sec)


highlights:
0:57~Down low 3d'ing with 103" up higher
1:57~low hovering transition sloppy torque rolls and then 103" joins in
3:15~knife edge passes start but then a redneck starts yelling crap
4:27~harrier to hover then more sloppy torque rolls
5:22~upright flat spin to a harrier to hovering
Old Dec 02, 2010, 12:35 AM
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Sweet. I just noticed the motor box kits are back in stock.
Old Dec 02, 2010, 01:58 AM
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Do you guys really see much different between a 9.2 lbs and a 9.8 lbs Slick ?

Mine with A50-16s and 6s-4000, AUW is 9.2 lbs. Probably wanna try an 8s-3800 setup later with A50-14L.

Vien
Old Dec 02, 2010, 06:28 AM
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Interesting question Vien. I love the light wing loading of the 6S Slick and really enjoy it on calmer days or when the winds are light. I recently added a 70" EF Extra built with an 8S set-up to fly on windy days. Not exactly the comparison you asked after, but now I feel I have the best of both worlds (lighter vs. heavier: 6S/8S). Both are powerful enough and a joy to fly; but I find that the 8S ship has a different feel that my 6S ships (Slick, Osiris). It will be interesting to see what others experience is with an 8S Slick. Dana
Old Dec 02, 2010, 07:57 AM
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here is a video .........

3:15~knife edge passes start but then a redneck starts yelling crap ......


Nice flying Hugo.....


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